What is a SaaS product for recruitment?

This award is specifically for meeting the challenges of the recruitment industry.

A SaaS product for recruitment is a cloud-based software application designed to streamline and automate the recruitment process for organizations. These products are typically used by HR professionals and recruiters to manage the recruitment process, from posting job openings to sourcing candidates to making job offers.

Some common features of SaaS products for recruitment include:

  1. Applicant Tracking: The ability to track job applicants from the initial application through to hiring or rejection.
  2. Job Posting: The ability to post job openings to multiple job boards and social media sites.
  3. Resume Screening: The ability to screen resumes and automatically filter out unqualified candidates.
  4. Interview Scheduling: The ability to schedule interviews with candidates and coordinate with hiring managers.
  5. Candidate Management: The ability to manage candidate information and communication throughout the recruitment process.
  6. Reporting and Analytics: The ability to generate reports and analytics to measure recruitment metrics such as time to fill and cost per hire.
  7. Integration with HR Systems: The ability to integrate with HR systems such as HRIS and payroll systems.

SaaS products for recruitment can help organizations save time and money by automating many of the manual tasks associated with the recruitment process. They can also help improve the candidate experience by providing a more streamlined and efficient process.

Previous recognition for Best SaaS Product for recruitment

For a broader understanding of this SaaS Awards category, we have gathered examples from previous winners, finalists, and shortlistees which impressed the judging team with their innovative SaaS products for recruitment.

Winner of the 2023 SaaS Award for Best SaaS Product for Recruitment

Lead Judge, Raghuram Pendyala, said:

“JobAdder emerges as the clear winner of the Best SaaS Product for Recruitment category at The SaaS Awards. With a complete, cloud-based, and user-friendly recruitment solution, JobAdder has demonstrated its unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in the recruitment realm. The platform’s focused and effective tools for recruiting set it apart, offering a solution that simplifies and enhances the recruitment process. JobAdder’s dedication to providing a seamless experience for recruiters and candidates alike makes them a truly deserving winner of The SaaS Awards 2023.”

Winner of the 2022 SaaS Award for Best SaaS Product for Recruitment

Quote From Lead Judge –  Annabelle Whittall 

HiringThing have done it again! A consecutive win for this fantastic SaaS solution after an unprecedented year of growth. Without a doubt, this is due to their diligent commitment to customer satisfaction and Hiring Happiness! Congratulations from everyone at SaaS Awards, HiringThing!” 

Finalist for the 2023 SaaS Award for Best SaaS Product for Recruitment

BambooHR’s cloud-based platform enables companies to track and
manage essential employee information in a personalized Human Resources Information
System (HRIS). By using BambooHR, HR managers get back time for meaningful work;
executives get accurate, timely reports; and employees can manage their benefits, time off,
performance and more in one easy-to-use platform.

Finalist for the 2022 SaaS Award for Best SaaS Product for Recruitment

Crosschq is a SaaS product for recruitment designed to help organizations streamline their hiring processes and make more informed hiring decisions. Crosschq’s platform provides a range of features to support the recruitment process, from candidate sourcing to reference checks.

Crosschq’s platform provides a reference checking tool that allows recruiters to request and receive feedback from references, helping to validate candidate qualifications and experience.

A strong entry for the Best SaaS Product for Recruitment category should:

  • Applicant Tracking System (ATS): The product should have a powerful ATS that helps recruiters manage the entire recruitment process, from posting job openings to hiring candidates.
  • Customizable Job Postings: The product should allow recruiters to create and customize job postings that can be shared across multiple job boards and social media sites.
  • Candidate Sourcing: The product should provide a range of candidate sourcing tools that enable recruiters to search for and identify potential candidates based on specific job requirements.
  • Resume Screening: The product should have a resume screening tool that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify qualified candidates based on specific job requirements.
  • Interview Scheduling: The product should have an interview scheduling tool that allows recruiters to schedule interviews with candidates and coordinate with hiring managers.
  • Candidate Management: The product should provide a centralized platform for managing candidate information, including resumes, cover letters, and communication history.
  • Reference Checking: The product should include a reference checking tool that allows recruiters to request and receive feedback from references, helping to validate candidate qualifications and experience.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: The product should have an assessment tool that uses behavioral science or other methodologies to evaluate candidate fit and predict job performance.
  • Analytics and Reporting: The product should provide a range of analytics and reporting tools that enable recruiters to track key recruitment metrics, such as time to fill and cost per hire.
  • Integration with HR Systems: The product should integrate with a range of HR systems, including applicant tracking systems (ATS), HR information systems (HRIS), and other third-party software.

A strong entry in this category should not only have the above features, but also be user-friendly, easy to navigate, and provide exceptional customer support to ensure recruiters can effectively use the software to find top talent.

Why Enter The SaaS Awards?

The SaaS Awards is a program from The Cloud Awards. Since 2011, we’ve been helping organizations across the globe gain the recognition they deserve for market-leading innovation in the cloud computing and software sectors.

For a detailed breakdown of all the benefits you receive as an awards entrant as either a shortlistee, finalist or ultimate winner, please see our “Why Enter?” page. The many benefits are replicated across all international awards programs. If you have any questions about this category, please contact us.